“We all understand the basic principle that transparency prevents corruption and improves accountability.”
“The first priorities in dealing with natural resources are not so much about exploration or exploitation or the environment … but about best policy and practice.”
Ill-considered tax policies could undermine investor sentiment in Africa
“Stakeholders can work together in partnerships towards sustainable long-term solutions.”
“Tutudesk is so much more than mere infrastructure; it offers children a sense of dignity”
“The MasterCard Foundation is partnering with top African and North American universities to nurture the next generation of ethical leaders”
Better education, of which literacy and numeracy are the bedrock, will be fundamental to sustaining growth and prosperity across Africa
“Those who think they can defeat the ANC now must think again”
“Companies have an opportunity to do the right thing now without waiting for legislation.”
“Philanthropy that does not value and engage the private sector, and its immense expertise, resources, and financing potential, is not fully maximising impacts for the vulnerable people it aims to serve”
Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline's vice president for East Africa, Allan Pamba, talks to This Is Africa about the company's outlook on the continent's shifting healthcare needs.
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As the international business community turns to the continent and domestic companies expand their operations regionally, the role of sustainability has never been more important.
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